Riverside Days

June 26 – 30, 2019

“Like” the Riverside Days Facebook page and join the Riverside Days Committee group on Facebook for more information.

Riverside Days Kiddie Parade Facebook Page

Scheduled Events

(as of June 26, 2019)

See below for event details and registration forms

Wednesday, June 26, 2019:

  • Medallion Hunt starts and continues until found.  Clues will be posted at Springfield City Hall and online on the Chamber Facebook page and website.  Prizes – Children Hunt (ages 12 & under) $100 in Chamber Bucks and Adult Hunt (ages 13 & over) $400 in Chamber Bucks.  Sponsored by the Springfield Chamber of Commerce.
  • Update, Wed., June 26th at 12:30 AM – both the Children’s and Adult Medallions have been found!  Winners will be announced Friday, June 28th at 8 PM by the Legion

 

  • Little/Junior Miss Pageant 6 pm at Springfield Public School Auditorium.  $5.00 registration fee.  Little Miss – going into K – 3rd grade.  Junior Miss – going into 4th – 6th grade.  Must have a Springfield address OR attend Springfield Public School or St. Raphael’s Catholic School.  Only 15 girls will be accepted for each division.  The theme is “America – Red, White and Blue”.  Link to Facebook event click HERE.  Sponsored by Salonek Construction.

Thursday, June 27, 2019:

  • Nerf Gun Wars, 9 am – 11:30 am and 5 pm – dark, ages 8 – 18, at the tennis courts in Riverside Park. 
  • $10 wristbands are good for 2 days (Thursday and Friday) of unlimited open play as time permits and for tournament play on Saturday if you qualify. 
  • A liability waiver must be signed when purchasing a wristband.  The Riverside Days Committee, the City of Springfield, Riverside Park nor Brown County, Minnesota is responsible for any accidents that may occur.
  • To qualify for the tournament, you must win 1st in open play.  2nd place will be runner ups if additional players are needed for the tournament.
  • All guns will be provided along with mandatory safety eye wear.
  • all three days.  Thursday and Friday night will be free play for ages 8 – 18.  Tournament play starts on Saturday. 
  • Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).  Sponsored by the Riverside Days Committee.
  • SAL Burger and Beer Stand 4pm – 11 pm by the American Legion.
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  • Sleepy Eye Concertina Band 6 pm – 8 pm by the American Legion.
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  • Kiddie Parade 6 pm at Brown’s Park sponsored by the F & M Bank.  Line up at 5:45 pm at east parking lot of Springfield Public School.  This year’s theme is “Bee Your Hero”.  Link to the F & M Bank Facebook Event Page – click HERE.
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  • Southwest MN Mens Chorus and Gospel Express Concerts 7 pm in Brown’s Park.   The Lion’s Club will be serving root beer floats.  Bring blankets or chairs to sit and enjoy the concert.
    In case of rain the concert will be held at the school auditorium.   Hosted by Springfield Community Theatre.  Link to Concert Facebook Event page – click HERELink to Springfield Lions Rootbeer Floats Facebook Event Page – click HERE.

Friday, June 28, 2019:

  • Nerf Gun Wars, 9 am – 11:30 am and after the parade – dark, ages 8 – 18, at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.
  • $10 wristbands are good for 2 days (Thursday and Friday) of unlimited open play as time permits and for tournament play on Saturday if you qualify.
  • A liability waiver must be signed when purchasing a wristband.  The Riverside Days Committee, the City of Springfield, Riverside Park nor Brown County, Minnesota is responsible for any accidents that may occur.
  • To qualify for the tournament, you must win 1st in open play.  2nd place will be runner ups if additional players are needed for the tournament.
  • All guns will be provided along with mandatory safety eye wear.
  • all three days.  Thursday and Friday night will be free play for ages 8 – 18.  Tournament play starts on Saturday.
  • Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).  Sponsored by the Riverside Days Committee.
  • SAL Burger and Beer Stand 4 pm – 11 pm by the American Legion.
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  • Tractor pedal pull 4 pm at Extreme Fitness parking lot.  Registration at 4 pm and pedal pull starts at 4:30 pm.  Ages 4 -11 will have a state sanctioned pull, ages 3 – fun pull.  Sponsored by American Legion, Teske Manufacturing and Fredin Brothers.

 

  • Grande Parade 6:30 pm (see registration form below).  Note the parade route has changed this year – see below for the new route and map.

 

Printable 2019 Grande Parade Registration Form available HERE 

2019 Grand Parade Routenote the route has changed!

  • Parade route will start at the intersection of Lincoln Street & North O’Connell Ave (intersection north of the Legion)
  • West on Lincoln Street
  • North on Mary Avenue
  • East on Sanborn Street ending at the intersection of Sanborn Street & Cass Avenue.

Parade line up will begin on Lincoln Street (by the city shop) in the Jackson Avenue & Van Dusen Street areas (east of Superior Transportation)

  • Medallion Hunt winners will be announced at 8 pm by the American Legion.
  • Street Dance 8 pm – midnight – Lang Entertainment by the American Legion.

Saturday, June 29, 2019:

  • 5K Fun/Run Walk starting at the Springfield Area Community Center.  7 am – registration, 8 am – Fun/Run Walk starts.  (see registration form below)
  • Printable 2019 5K Fun Run/Walk Registration Form available HERE 
  • Register online HERE 
  • Pre-registration is encouraged as shirt supplies are limited.

  • Vendor Fair 10 am – 3 pm in Riverside Park.  Variety of direct seller companies and crafters.  $25.00 fee for vendors.  First come first serve.  For more information, contact Jessie Micka at riversidedayscommittee@gmail.com.  Link to Facebook event, click HERE.  Sponsored by the Riverside Days Committee.

  • Nerf Gun Wars Tournament Play 11:30 am until winner at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.  Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).

  • Bean Bag Tournament 11:30 am – including beer garden and burger stand in Riverside Park (weather permitting).  Registration at 11: 30 am, tournament starts are noon.  Sponsored by the Springfield Volunteer Department.
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  • Town Team Baseball 2 pm  Springfield vs. New Ulm at Riverside Park.
  • SAL Burger and Beer Stand 4 pm – 11 pm at the American Legion.
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  • Pork Chop Feed 4:30 pm – 8 pm at the Springfield Fire Station.  Sponsored by the Springfield Fire Department.
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  • Street Dance 9 pm – 1 am at the Springfield Fire Hall featuring Switch Road Band.  FREE admission.  The Switch Road Band is a 6 piece country band forged from the back roads of southern MN. Formed in 2014 the Switch Road Band has taken the local country music scene by storm, playing small town festivals and bars across the Midwest.  Covering a range of genres from classic country to the most current country radio hits and even a splash of classic rock mixed into a whirlwind of live music that is guaranteed to be one heck of a good time! Sponsored by the Springfield Fire Department.  For the Facebook event link, click HERE.

Sunday, June 30, 2019:

  • Pancake Feed 8 am – 11 am at the Ambulance Garage.  Sponsored by the Springfield Ambulance Service.
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  • Devons Day – Sensory Friendly Play with Nerf Guns 9 am – 1 pm at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.  Free cookies and prizes.  Sponsored by Subway of Springfield.
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  • St. Raphael’s Catholic School 3rd Annual Putt for the Panthers Golf Tournament at the Springfield Golf Club.  Noon shot gun start.  Meal tickets available for evening meal.
  • For the Facebook event link, click HERE 


  • Town Team Baseball 5 pm – Springfield vs. Lamberton at Riverside Park.
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  • Golf Ball Drop 50/50 Raffle 6 pm at the Springfield Golf Course.